Antibiotics prevent UTIs better than probiotics

Antibiotics are still better than probiotics at preventing urinary tract infections, but at least “good bacteria” don’t add to a person’s antibiotic resistance, a new study concludes. Recurring UTIs are common among some women and low-dose antibiotics are sometimes used to prevent them. The worry is that overuse of the drugs also reduces their effectiveness by making disease-causing bacteria like E. coli resistant.

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